Monday, August 17, 2009

Gates Millennium Scholarship 2010

The Gates Millennium Scholars 2010 Nomination Process has launched. The submission deadline is January 11, 2010 (11:59 p.m. EST).

Click below to access the GMS Scholarship website and application.

In order to be eligible to be considered for the GMS scholarship, all three forms must be submitted by the deadline.

1. Nominee Form (student application)

2. Nominator Form

3. Recommender Form

All three forms are linked by the student registration identification number. The student's registration identification number is a combination of their five digit zip code and the last four digits of their preferred phone number. For example, if their five digit zip code is 22031 and their preferred phone....

Cleveland Foundation Scholarships

Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Cleveland Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to eligible applicants. Many scholarships are available, with some awarding amounts up to $5,000.

These scholarships have varied and diverse criteria. While most are for graduating seniors attending institutions of higher education, others enable individuals to pursue professional and personal development opportunities.

Please note the following universal eligibility criteria:

Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident with permanent resident card
Must be attending an accredited educational institution
Must reside in Cuyahoga, Lake, or Geauga counties (unless otherwise noted).

If you are interested in establishing a scholarship fund through the Cleveland Foundation, please call our Gift Planning and Donor Relations team at 216-861-3810.

You may also contribute online to an existing Cleveland Foundation scholarship fund.

Interested in applying for a scholarship?
We strongly encourage you to browse descriptions of the Cleveland Foundation’s various scholarship funds or use our scholarship search application. Contained within each scholarship description are instructions for applying.

You can apply for several – though not all – of our scholarships by downloading and filling out our scholarship form.

Note: As a first step to applying for most scholarships that require evidence of financial need, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form should be filed. For information, go to .

McNair Scholars Program Search is Open

McNair Scholars Program Search is Open

Ronald Ervin McNair

McNair Scholars Program is
accepting applications now!

The McNair Scholars Program is named in honor of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, an astronaut and physicist who died in the 1986 Challenger accident. In the spirit of Dr. Mcnair's own achievements, the U.S. Department of Education funds this program to prepare students who are interested in research, graduate education and obtaining a Ph.D.

If you want to build your portfolio for acceptance into the graduate school of your choice, then McNair Scholars Program is for you!!

View the requirements to be considered for the McNair Scholars Program application process.

Are you a sophomore or junior with a 2.8 CUM GPA or better?
Are you a currently enrolled CSU student?
Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?
Does your current transcript show you declared as:
A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) major or minor,
A STEM related major or minor in Urban Studies or Education,
A Computer Information Science or Information Systems (College of Business) major or minor, or
A College of Liberal Arts and Social Science major or minor with an interest in STEM or STEM related research (e.g. anthropology with forensics)?
Will you apply for graduate school, upon completion of an undergraduate degree at CSU?
If you have answered "yes" to the questions that apply to you, then download and complete the “PRELIMINARY APPLICATION FORM”.

Bring the form to the McNair Scholars Program office in Rhodes Tower, Room 1250 or 1251 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, August 14, 2009

2009 CPIE Scholarship Fund Raiser

Concerned Partners In Education




THEME: “Instead of Jail, Help Send Me to Yale”

Our first scholarship recipient was Chris Webb (California Institute of the Arts 4.0 GPA) and subsequently Christian Bell and Tracy Johnson (both at Morehouse College)

When: Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Harvard Community Service Center

(216) 991-8585

18240 Harvard Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44128

For Raffle or Event Tickets Please Contact:

Gwen Rodgers (Chairperson)




1st Prize - $100 Gas Card

2nd Prize - $50 Dave's Food Card

3rd Prize - 2 Dinners - T's Kitchen

4th Prize - Borders Books

Donation: $1.00 each/ 6 for $5.00


Brunch Tickets - Donation: $10.00

Please make checks payable to:

Harvard Community Services Center

In the memo line put CPIE or Concerned Partners in Education

Send Checks to: P.O. Box 28211 - Cleveland, OH 44128